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Mexican Calif Cerveza Lager - Pacifico

165 calories 17 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: Partial Mash
Style: Light American Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: SteveM
Rating:
51

Calories: 165 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday March 24th 2016
1.050
1.013
4.85%
25.96
2.93
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen6 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen 35 2 80%
1 lb Flaked Corn1 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 13.3%
8 oz American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)8 oz Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 6.7%
7.5 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 60 min 23.06 75%
0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 10 min 2.9 25%
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc tablet Fining Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 82 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Half reverse osmosis and half distilled water. Used reverse osmosis in the boil and added the distilled to the fermenter to match up to 5 gallons.
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Notes

Add grains in bag and steep until water gets to boil
Remove grains
Add LME
Back to boil for 60 minutes
Add 1st hops
Add 2nd hops.
Cool wort to about 55 degrees.
Strain if needed when pouring to fermenter.
Add more distilled water up to the 5 gal mark.
Add yeast.
Leave to ferment 50-55 degrees in dark area,3-4 weeks

Can add 1lb of rice extract to increase alcohol, haven't tried it yet.

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I was told from taste testers this one tastes like Pacifico.

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